The return of Felix Jones to the Cowboys lineup has created a lot of questions.
How will his presence impact DeMarco Murray's role on offense? Who is going to carry the rock in crunch time? Will the offense struggle by trying to use both backs?
The Cowboys haven't done a great job of answering those questions this week. There's been hemming and hawing about which back will start and exactly how the workload is going to be split for the rest of the season. Part of that is because it is difficult to figure out the answers in the abstract, but it is still troubling because the team hasn't always done a good job of letting the best players play without letting reputation impact decisions.
We're starting to get an idea about how things will work, though. Jones spent time at Thursday's practice returning kickoffs, a sign that the team will be leaning on Murray offensively while finding other ways to get Jones into the lineup.
It's an encouraging sign on two fronts. Murray has been so ...